Microbiology technician

£16.03 Per Hour

Full Time


Birmingham, West Midlands

Pharmaceutical And Scientific

Posted 26 days ago

Expires In 3 Days

Job Description

Microbiology Technician

Location: Bournville, Birmingham
Working Hours: 6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Pay Rate: £16.03 per hour

Company Overview:
We are recruiting on behalf of a leading food manufacturer in Bournville, Birmingham. Our client is seeking a qualified Microbiology Technician to support their QA Microbiology lab, serving multiple manufacturing plants.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Microbiological Analysis: Conduct routine microbiological analysis of raw materials, WIP, and finished products to the agreed specifications and sampling rates.
  • Health & Safety: Uphold the highest Health & Safety standards, contributing to the overall H&S culture within the QA laboratory.
  • GLP Compliance: Ensure adherence to GLP standards.
  • Environmental Sampling: Implement and maintain the Environmental Sampling Programme, including sampling and data analysis.
  • Lab Equipment Maintenance: Perform basic maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Sample Preparation: Prepare samples for analysis, including media preparation.
  • Results Reporting: Accurately and timely report results in SAP or external systems for non-production samples.
  • Data Analysis: Analyze data, report results, and interpret findings.
  • QC Participation: Engage in relevant QC and proficiency schemes.
  • Team Support: Provide cover and assistance for other laboratory staff and support the manufacturing quality department during plant-based GMP and external audits.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
  • Educational Background: Educated to degree level or HND/HNC level in a microbiology-related field.
  • Practical Experience: Demonstrated practical experience within a microbiology lab environment.
  • Technical Knowledge: Practical knowledge of microbiological test methods and apparatus, with the ability to apply this knowledge to improve laboratory activities.
  • Auditing Knowledge: Preferred understanding of auditing processes.
  • GLP Principles: Strong understanding of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) principles.
Shift Pattern:
  • 4 on 4 off rolling shift pattern, including weekends and bank holidays.
  • Lab is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day.
Join this dynamic team and contribute to delivering high-quality microbiological and food quality project programmes in a state-of-the-art lab environment. Apply now to make a significant impact on the QA Lab and quality function.

Evan Matthews041


0121 6435000

Division 041

Pertemps Birmingham

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